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Grade: 3
kun’yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Old Japanese [script needed] (oki2), from Proto-Japonic *əkəi-.

VerbEdit

起きる (intransitive, ichidan conjugation, hiragana おきる, rōmaji okiru)

Japanese verb pair
active 起こす
mediopassive 起きる
  1. wake up
    • 2003 September 22, Uraku, Akinobu, “だい61 いとしきもののため [Chapter 61: All for Our Loved Ones]”, in とうきょうアンダーグラウンド [Tokyo Underground], volume 11 (fiction), Square Enix, →ISBN, page 59:
       ()きてよ 風使 (かぜつか)いのにーちゃん!こんなことで ()てるとカゼひいちゃうよ
      Okite yo Kazetsukai no nī-chan! Konna koto de neteru to kaze hiichau yo
      Wake up, Wind Master nii-chan! You’ll catch a cold if you keep sleeping like this
  2. stay up, stay awake
  3. get up, sit up
  4. occur, happen

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ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.